KEIRA Knightley needs to have a “really nice time” after filming dark roles.
The Dangerous Method actress doesn’t find acting particularly therapeutic, and admits she needs to properly relax at the end of a day’s work in order to stop her roles making her upset.
“A lot of people say that acting is like therapy, but I don’t go for that,” she said.
“It’s not my cup of tea, it is for some people, but not me. I do, however, find it incredibly cathartic and when you’re playing something so dark you want to have a really nice time afterwards, otherwise it’s far too depressing.”
The 26-year-old actress — who is in a relationship with Klaxons rocker James Righton — also admitted that her fame has changed her, but she thinks it would be “sad” if she remained the person she was at the beginning of her career.
“Yes, I was different then to the way I am now because you change with your experiences,” she said.
“It would be sad if you didn’t, but my level of fame is not as big as Brad Pitt‘s thankfully.”
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